NYPD cleared Occupy Wall Street from Zuccotti Park early this morning at Mayor Bloomberg’s order (New York Times)
President Obama will spend the entire day flying to Australia from Hawaii, and will address the Australian parliament on Wednesday (USA Today)
As supercommittee deilberates, regular Congress tries to avoid another government shutdown threat (New York Times)
Accused former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky claimed he’s innocent of sex abuse of boys (CNN)
Wisconsin Democrats’ efforts to recall governor Scott Walker begin today (Fox News)
Herman Cain may not be up to speed on Libya:
On the main site:
Supreme Court Agrees to Hear ‘Frivolous’ Obamacare Case, by David Catron: The justices will hear arguments on four distinct constitutional issues.
Is Newt Gingrich America’s Churchill? by Jeffrey Lord: Debate performances, rising polls recall Britain’s turn to a leader once spurned.
Herman’s Just Not Ready, by Ross Kaminsky: As confirmed yet again yesterday, the knowledge and experience simply aren’t there.
Paul Krugman Flunks Moore’s Law, by William Tucker: He apparently has spent too much time in the sun.
Obama’s Crude Chutzpah, by Aaron Goldstein: Our president’s ideological and intellectual laziness is a job killer.
Colby and Hoover on Film, by Mark Tooley: Two enigmatic public servants whose importance may be beyond contemporary America’s ken.
Bully Pulpit, by Gerald Nachman: Is it still okay to put bullying in some kind of historic context?